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 2021-04-21 13:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Democrats push $25B to electrify school buses, a Biden priority...

The legislation led by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., seeks to build on the administration's effort this week to promote the electrification of school buses, which Biden sees as an important step in addressing climate change and economic inequities....

 2021-04-21 13:50 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Five teens arrested for Starkville shooting...

Police arrested five teenagers following a shooting that happened Tuesday night in Starkville....

 2021-04-21 13:39 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'It was a very tough decision': ZoOceanarium pulls out of talks with Jackson...

The mayor tapped the firm to take over the west Jackson park....

 2021-04-21 13:38 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Former Harrison County supervisor Larry Benefield dead at 68...

Former Harrison County supervisor Larry Benefield died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 68. Benefield, a 1970 graduate of Gulfport High, was an All-Big 8 selection in football and was part of the 1971 national championship team at Mississippi Gu...

 2021-04-21 13:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

AP source: DOJ to announce Minneapolis police probe...

The Justice Department will announce a probe into policing practices in Minneapolis....

 2021-04-21 13:30 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

CDC vaccine advisers will meet Friday to discuss the J&J vaccine. Here's what could happen next...

Vaccine advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meet Friday to make recommendations for use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine afte......

 2021-04-21 13:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

ALERT: Accident delays traffic on I-55 Southbound near Woodrow Wilson...

The left lane is blocked....

 2021-04-21 13:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tips for parents to help prevent children's possible pandemic learning loss...

Has the pandemic hindered your child from growing academically?...

 2021-04-21 13:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway to be announced April 22...

On April 22, the 2021 St. Jude Dream Home winner will be announced....

 2021-04-21 12:42 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Cars line up seven hours early for giveaway, 2,600 boxes of food distributed Wed....

It's part of the USDA Farmers to Families Program....

 2021-04-21 12:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Queen Elizabeth marking 95th birthday in low-key fashion...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was one of many people who sent best wishes to the monarch....

 2021-04-21 11:42 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Fire engulfs home on Highway 18 near Raymond...

The fire broke out between Raymond and Learned, Mississippi....

 2021-04-21 11:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hitting latest vaccine milestone, Biden pushes shots for all...

The U.S. is set to meet President Joe Biden's latest vaccine goal of administering 200 million coronavirus shots in his first 100 days in office, as the White House steps up its efforts to inoculate the rest of the public....

 2021-04-21 10:50 

Sun Herald

Can I visit inmates at MS state prisons or Coast jails during the COVID pandemic?...

Mississippi prisons don't allow visits of any kind during the COVID-19 pandemic. Video visitation is available at jails in Hancock, Harrison & Jackson counties...

 2021-04-21 10:00 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jury returns swift guilty verdict for Chauvin in Floyd death...

The murder and manslaughter convictions came in an explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

Sun Herald

Who was the Coast's best girls basketball player during the 2020-21 season? Vote now....

You can vote for the top high school girls basketball player on the MS Gulf Coast in the 2020-21 season. Candidates are from Biloxi, Gulfport, Harrison Central....

 2021-04-21 09:51 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: cool, breezy Wednesday; rain, storms return late week...

Cool & breezy Wednesday ahead of rain and storms returns late week...

 2021-04-21 09:39 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Nevada woman, 18, 'improving slowly' from seizures, brain clots after J&J vaccine...

The U.S. government suspended use of the J&J vaccinations last week. Federal health agencies have since been investigating if the vaccine could be the cause of blood clots in the women....

 2021-04-21 08:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Woman glues eye shut after mistaking nail glue for eye drops...

Doctors say if you ever get anything in your eyes to flush them with water immediately....

 2021-04-21 07:50 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

EU reaches major climate deal ahead of Biden climate summit...

Under the provisional deal, the EU will also commit itself to an intermediate target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels....

 2021-04-21 05:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Family at a loss after buying dream home that former tenant refuses to leave...

The family can't file an eviction notice until after the expiration of the county's eviction moratorium, put into place due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-04-21 03:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police show video of officer fatally shooting teenage girl in Columbus, Ohio...

The shooting was reported Tuesday afternoon just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd....

 2021-04-21 03:29 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mega Millions winning numbers for April 20th, 2021...

Here are the winning numbers for tonight's Mega Millions draw. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post Mega Millions winning numbers for April 20th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-04-21 03:12 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Nine-year-old Bentley Fontan throws out first pitch at D'Iberville high baseball game...

Prior to first pitch at the D'Iberville- St. Martin baseball game, the ceremonial first pitch was thrown out by nine-year-old Bentley Fontan, a third grader at Popp's Ferry Elementary in Biloxi. The D'Iberville baseball team recently raised al...

 2021-04-21 02:56 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

COVID-19 ends Jackson State season a week early...

Due to COVID-19 protocols and contact tracing within the Jackson State football program Saturday's football game versus Prairie View A&M is canceled...

 2021-04-21 02:46 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Cash 3 draw winning numbers for April 20th, 2021...

The Cash 3 draw winning numbers for April 20th are: 4-1-8. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post Cash 3 draw winning numbers for April 20th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-04-21 02:38 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

04/20 Ryan's "Sunny & Clear" Tuesday Forecast...

Skies have finally cleared for good and will remain that way for almost the entire week, but that's when rain begins to creep back in.... The post 04/20 Ryan's "Sunny & Clear" Tuesday Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-04-21 02:22 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

St. Patrick Senior accepted into two service academies...

Being accepted into one of the U.S. Military Service Academies is a competitive process that even requires congressional nomination. One local high school senior has achieved a rare milestone by receiving appointments from not one, but two of those academ...

 2021-04-21 02:11 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Harrison County Rental Assistance information session...

Through the Cares Act, Harrison County was granted $6 million to distribute to residents for rental assistance. Open Doors Homeless Coalition is heading up the program and is holding information sessions across the county to help renters with the applicat...

 2021-04-21 02:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Workers continue to fight for help 11 years after Deepwater Horizon Disaster...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 marks eleven years since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico killing eleven workers and starting the largest oil spill in Gulf history....

 2021-04-21 02:02 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Rollover accident sends one to the hospital in Biloxi...

The westbound lanes of Highway 90 in Biloxi were briefly shutdown this evening following a rollover accident. A little after 6 p.m., Biloxi police responded to a rollover accident on Highway 90 near Beauvoir. Police say the rollover resulted in two other ...

 2021-04-21 01:34 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Oxford PD reporting an uptick in suicide-attempt calls...

Oxford is seeing an increase in suicide attempts, according to the Oxford Police Department. There are people nearby who want to help anybody contemplating suicide; Communicare is one such place you can call for help....

 2021-04-21 01:22 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Oxford seeing rise in drug overdoses...

During the past six months, the city recorded 10 fatal drug overdoses....

 2021-04-21 00:35 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man hospitalized after being shot in Madison County; Suspect in custody...

A man is now at the hospital after being shot Tuesday evening....

 2021-04-21 00:29 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Robert Devaull wins Ward One election in Aberdeen...

A total of 188 ballots were cast in the alderman election....

 2021-04-21 00:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tuition set to increase at most Mississippi public universities...

College tuition prices are rising but there are options out there to cut some of the costs....

 2021-04-20 23:54 

Sun Herald

Gulfport police are investigating a double homicide...

The Gulfport MS Police Department is investigating a double homicide that took place near Loposser Avenue and Layton Drive. Two males have died....

 2021-04-20 23:47 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Metro Inn, the sight of many Jackson crime scenes, being torn down...

It's been the scene of numerous crimes and an eyesore for years, but this week the old Metro Inn is being torn down....

 2021-04-20 23:42 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville Board of Aldermen look to discuss mask mandate...

With students nearing on summer vacation, the Board of Aldermen in Starkville are prepared to discuss the potential of lifting the mask mandate in the city....

 2021-04-20 23:40 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville looks to add mural on N Jackson St...

Art students in an MSU class are working together to create another mural for downtown Starkville....

 2021-04-20 23:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Thank you God': Breonna Taylor's family reacts to Chauvin guilty verdict...

Breonna Taylor's mother has commented on the trial of Derek Chauvin that has garnered nationwide attention in the call for racial equity and police accountability....

 2021-04-20 23:17 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Commission of Marine Resources returns to in-person meetings...

The Commission of Marine Resources returns to in-person meetings after 12 months of online zoom meetings. COVID-19 changed how state departments meet and interact with the public. As a COVID safety precaution, the Commission of Marine Resources stopped al...

 2021-04-20 23:01 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Inaugural Heroes at Fallen Oak Invitational Golf Tournament...

Today's weather provided an ideal day and way to show gratitude for South Mississippi's law enforcement officers. It was a whole new playing field at the inaugural Heroes at Fallen Oak Invitational Golf Tournament Tuesday morning. Just ask Jackson...

 2021-04-20 22:57 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Gulfport PD investigating shooting near Loposser Avenue and Layton Drive...

The Gulfport Police Department is currently investigating a shooting near Loposser Avenue and Layton Drive. More details forthcoming. — Gulfport Police Dept (@GulfportPolice) April 20, 2021 The Gulfport Police Department is currently investigating a...

 2021-04-20 22:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'True justice is more than one verdict': ACLU of Miss. issues statement of Chauvin verdict...

Floyd was one of more than 5,000 people killed by police since 2015, ACLU data shows....

 2021-04-20 22:50 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man faces 20 years in prison after fatal DUI crash in Madison...

A Madison County judge sentenced a man to prison over a fatal DUI....

 2021-04-20 22:50 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mission accomplished: New Life Disaster Relief volunteers help Louisiana residents...

It's been one week since a devastating tornado ripped through Louisiana, leaving dozens of homes and other structures in the area badly damaged. Residents in Palmetto, Louisiana got a helping hand thanks to some South Mississippi volunteers. As we fir...

 2021-04-20 22:47 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tuesday Night Weather Forecast...
 2021-04-20 22:43 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Motorcycle collision sends one to the hospital in Harrison County...

A motorcycle collision sends one to the hospital. Harrison County Fire Services responded to a vehicle accident on County Farm Road today involving a motorcycle and a Waste Management truck. AMR and Rescue 5 was requested. One was stabilized and transport...

 2021-04-20 22:33 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Gulfport Armed robbery suspect arrested...

Grady Lavell Sumrall, the man wanted for armed robbery in Gulfport, has been arrested. Saturday around midnight, officers responded to the 10,000th block of Highway 49 in reference to an armed robbery. Detectives say that Sumrall robbed employees at gunpo...

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